DR. RICHARD SHERMAN,
(nee Scheinman), Class of 1942, on celebrating 60 years in practice.
His brother Dr. Robert Scheinman is also an NYU College of
Dentistry graduate, Class of 1936, as was their father, Dr. Philip
Scheinman, circa Class of 1905.
DR. WILLIAM E. SILVER,
Class of 1953, on his volunteer efforts as a member of the DMORT
team of the New York City Medical Examiners Office doing dental
identifications on victims of the World Trade Center disaster. Now
retired, Dr. Silver is a consultant in forensic dentistry to the
Miami Dade Medical Examiners Office.
DR. DOMINICK P. DEPAOLA,
Class of 1969, on receiving an honorary Doctor of Science in Pharmacy
degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
in Boston; on his election as vice president of the American Association
for Dental Research; and on his election as a member of the Board
of Directors of Research! America, a 450-member nonprofit education
and advocacy alliance that aims to make medical and health research
a national priority. Dr. DePaola is the president and CEO of The
DR. G. KIRK GLEASON,
Class of 1970, on being reelected to a third term as secretary-treasurer
of the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA).
DR. MARK CURTIS STEVENS,
Class of 1977, on coauthoring an article entitled Complications
of an Intra-Arterial Injection from an Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block
for the Journal of the American Dental Association.
DR. MERYL J. EFRON,
Class of 1983, on being awarded fellowship in the American College
DR. STEVEN GOUNARDES,
Class of 1984, on being elected president of the Second District
DR. RISA C. SAMUELS,
Class of 1986, on her election as president of the Queens County
DR. ZEV KAUFMAN,
Class of 1994, on founding the Russian American Dental Association
(RADA), and presenting RADAs first program, A Practical
Approach to Implant Dentistry at the LaGuardia Marriott Hotel
DR. MARK STEIN,
Class of 1995, on completing a dual oral and maxillofacial surgery/M.D.
degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Dr. Stein is currently in private practice in oral and maxillofacial
surgery on Staten Island and on the staff of the Staten Island University
Hospital in the Department of Surgery and Dentistry.
DR. MICHAEL T. MAIORINO,
Class of 2001, a resident in the Advanced Education Program in General
Dentistry, on receiving a New York State Liberty Award for voluntarily
aiding in the rescue and recovery efforts after the September 11,
2001, terrorist attacks, and a Town of Oyster Bay Citation for his
exceptional, heroic, and humanitarian acts in the aftermath of the